Further investigation into the prostitution ring that ensnared Elliot Spitzer last month, reveals that although the women indicted as workers in the ring were not explicitly told that they would have to have sex with customers, at least five of the former employees claim that sex with customers was implied, and one even claims she was forced to perform a sex act as part of her job interview.
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South Africa will play host to the World Cup in 2010, and many people in the country have called for legal prostitution as a means of stimulating the economy by legitimizing the profession of thousands of marginalized young women. Other reasons for decriminalizing prostitution in the country include the need for sex workers to have enforceable rights and better workplace protections.
Elliot Spitzer's recent admission that he regularly hires high-class escorts has shed some light on this exclusive and highly lucrative business.
Anyone who's considering a life as a prostitute or pimp should read up on a new book called 'The Happy Hooker', which is a groundbreaking inside look at the prostitution industry in America written by one of the most prominent madams of the 1970s. In this candid interview, she speaks about her new book and clarifies some of the misconceptions commonly held in regards to the sex worker industry.
A recent report issued by the US State Department documents several non-federal reports showing that Canada has become an increasingly popular destination for sex travel. This is a concern because it demonstrates that Canada is not doing enough to police the trafficking and illegal sale of women and children associated with prostitution.
Prosecutors in a federal trial against an escort service operator in Clarksburg, West Virginia seems less concerned with the actual charges of prostitution and are instead focused on perjury and racketeering charges against the owner of the service that provided 'dancers' to clients that paid for the service by credit card.
San Bernadino's Hospitality Lane was once set to become the centerpiece of the city, until 14 years ago a topless bar moved into town and politicians have been fighting the establishment ever since. Although the club was shut down for 8 months last year after a long run as being a totally nude strip club, the place will open again this year as a topless bar once again.
Following its reputation for sensible political stances, Norway is considering legislation to curb sex trafficking through its country by banning not the sale of- but rather the purchase of prostitution within its boarders. By punishing the purchase, rather than the sale, the law is intended to protect the 'victims' of prostitution, rather than its proponents.
While many of us may see little or no problem at all with prostitution from a moral perspective, there are some constant realities that seem to come along with having prostitution in one's community.
This guy thought it would be a good idea to 'rent' his girlfriend's sexual services out through the Internet; too bad undercover cops busted him and his girlfriend's little side income, though I guess she probably got a lighter sentence for helping lure in 10 more johns into the sting.